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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

The Whittier Daily News reports on the renovation of five Whittier College athletic facilities, including Memorial Stadium's Chief Newman Football Field. The current grass turf on the field will be replaced with Sprinturf Ultrablade DF synthetic... More

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Looking for a little "Poet" theatre this summer? Then just a short trip west or south of the Whittier campus will meet your needs. In July, sample from either the Kingsman Shakespeare Festival in Thousand Oaks, where you can see Professor Brian Reed... More

Friday, June 13, 2008
Professor Ayesha Shaikh Honored by Social Services Commission

Ayesha Shaikh, assistant professor of psychology will be honored as one of the "Volunteers of the Year" by the City of Whittier Social Services Commission for her outstanding contribution to the InterCommunity Counseling Center (ICC). The ICC is a... More

Friday, June 6, 2008

A Whittier College delegation consisting of President Sharon Herzberger, Professors Rafael Chabran, Daniel Duran, Chuck Hill, Les Howard, and Peter Reich, as well as Luz Maria Galbreath, director of the Ortiz Programs, traveled to Mexicali, Mexico... More

Friday, June 6, 2008

Geoff Shepard, Whittier College trustee and alumnus (Class of 1966), will celebrate the launch of his new book, The Secret Plot to Make Ted Kennedy President: Inside the Real Watergate Conspiracy, with a talk given at the Richard M. Nixon... More

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Joyce P. Kaufman, professor of political science and director of the Whittier Scholars Program, has been appointed chair of the newly-formed committee on the Status of Women for the International Studies Association (ISA). Founded in 1959, ISA is... More

Friday, May 23, 2008

 The 105th WHITTIER COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY took place at Memorial Stadium against the golden hillside backdrop on May 23. More than 350 graduate and undergraduate students braved gusts of wind and chilly rain for the opportunity to walk on... More

Monday, May 19, 2008

Whittier College will begin the renovation of its athletic facilities with the resurfacing of Newman Field and Bonham Track in Memorial Stadium this summer. The project is set to begin in late May and will be completed in time for the 2008 football... More

Friday, May 16, 2008

Senior Conner McClure's work, 419 W. Lime Ave., received top honors during the art department's annual, juried, student art exhibit. McClure's piece, along with his peers', was juried by Los Angeles painter Devon Tsuno. Four students in all received... More

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Harvey revisits Whittier College's "less-than ferocious" Poet mascot and is impressed with the "Fear the Poet" maxim.